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#53597 - 06/06/18 12:52 AM How is Net Income (Loss) Calculated in Sage 300 TB
Seisa Tjela
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Registered: 03/21/05
Posts: 571
Loc: Lesotho; Southern Africa
Please excuse my accounting ignorance here.

Why is it that when you extract a Trial Balance selecting only the Income Statement accounts it does not balance; even when you include the figure reported as "Net Income (Loss)"?

What really constitutes the "Net Income (Loss) for Accounts Listed" in Trial Balance?
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#53598 - 06/06/18 02:43 AM Re: How is Net Income (Loss) Calculated in Sage 300 TB [Re: Seisa Tjela]
Jay Converse Administrator
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Registered: 07/31/00
Posts: 7655
Loc: Location, Location
Because that's how it works. It's GAAP.
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#53599 - 06/07/18 10:53 AM Re: How is Net Income (Loss) Calculated in Sage 300 TB [Re: Jay Converse]
Douglas Dickie
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Registered: 07/20/00
Posts: 936
Loc: Langley, BC Canada
Double entry accounting Debit and Credit only balance when you print the entire range of accounts, Balance Sheet and Income Statement.

Thing sales (income statement account) on account (balance sheet account)
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